heavenly body

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heavenly body (plural heavenly bodies)

  1. A natural celestial object, visible in the sky, such as a star, planet, natural satellite, asteroid, comet, the Moon or the Sun. Objects flying or moving in the atmosphere are not usually considered as heavenly bodies.
  2. An astronomical object. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (religion, chiefly Christianity) The recreated, angel-like body that people will have in heaven.



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